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Muslims in Europe, or European Muslims?

Seminar on what it means to be a Muslim in Europe today, 22 April 2010. 12 April 2010. Dr. Tariq Ramadan will be the key note speaker of UKREN’s upcoming seminar aiming to explore the understandings of European citizenship in Muslim communities and what it means to be a Muslim in Europe today. 

Dr Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at Oxford University, will be joined by Bastiaan Verberne, the Director of the Ramadan Festival in the Netherlands, and Yasmin Sheikh, a youth worker who will present UKREN’s Young, Muslim & Citizen educational resource pack.

The seminar will take place at Eversheds in London from 6.30pm – 8pm, followed by a drinks reception.

The UK Race and Europe Network (UKREN) is a UK-wide network of more than 200 organisations – predominately non-governmental and community-based in nature – involved in race relations and combating racism at a local, national or European level.

It was established in 1996 to raise awareness of the importance of European Union legislation and policy for UK-based organisations working on race equality and discrimination issues and has since then taken a leading role in ensuring that local and national UK organisations are kept informed of the latest developments in European race relations.

UKREN acts as the official UK coordinator of the European Network Against Racism (ENAR), based in Brussels.

WHEN: Thursday 22 April 2010, 6.30-8.30pm

WHERE: Eversheds, 11 Wood Street, London EC2V 7WS

TO REGISTER: Contact Klara Schmitz on:020 7377 9222 or email: [email protected]

FOR MORE INFO: http://www.runnymedetrust.org/

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